Desk Stop: Top 5 Cloud Services Employees Can't Access


Gmail

Google's webmail service Gmail was blocked by 31 percent of the businesses analyzed by in the study. Skyhigh Networks said Gmail is a low-risk service, but businesses are fearful that employees would use it to connect to other Google services or be constantly checking for messages, causing productivity to deteriorate. Google added a variety of security improvements to the email service, including two-factor authentication, using encryption to protect messages and automated features to prevent password theft and brute-force attacks attempting to gain access to the service.



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